Mini-med Plans Not Regular Insurance

Limited medical insurance plans known as “mini-med plans” may not offer protection Minnesotans expect, the state commerce commissioner said.

Ag Department Offers Drought Information

Parts of Minnesota remain in a drought, even though other areas have seen too much water.

Greater Minnesota Cities Demand Attention

Newly drawn legislative districts that reflect population movements within Minnesota give more power to suburbs in next year’s Legislature, but mayors from outside the Twin Cities area pledge to keep their communities’ needs at the top of lawmakers’ priority lists.

Synthetic Drug Penalty Goes Up, More Chemicals Illegal

More synthetic drugs will be illegal under a law taking effect Wednesday, and a state agency will be able to act faster to make newly developed versions illegal.

Update: Dayton Wants To Investigate FEMA Aid Differences

Gov. Mark Dayton says he wants to look into a difference of opinion within the federal agency that rejected Minnesota’s request for individual and business flood recovery aid.